Participation Coaching

The Participation Coaching Course (Frm. Foundation Coaching Course) is tailored for individuals eager to start coaching Tennis or who are currently coaching under the supervision of a qualified Tennis coach. Now offered entirely online, this course allows participants to learn flexibly and at their own pace from any location.

Participants will engage in Hot Shots Tennis activities for Blue and Red stage players through online simulations, using equipment like modified balls, racquets, nets, and courts that meet the developmental needs of these players.


Aim of the course:

  • Participate in Hot Shots Tennis activities and learn contemporary coaching methodologies


Learning outcomes:

  • Assist in conducting safe Blue and Red stage Hot Shots Tennis activities under the guidance of a qualified Tennis coach
  • Understanding of contemporary coaching methodology



  • No minimum requirements for this course



  • 90 minutes of online instruction



  • This course is offered at no charge


Recommended for:

  • Assistant coaches
  • Players in coaching businesses identified by head coaches as potential assistant coaches
  • University students / pre-service teachers
  • Teachers
  • Volunteers
  • School students who have an interest in coaching Tennis


Career outcomes:

  • Graduates will be able to work as assistant coaches under the direct supervision of a Tennis Australia qualified coach, helping to conduct Hot Shots Tennis sessions for Blue and Red stage players.


When and where is the next course?

This course is available online at anytime. Visit our online learning platform Bounce (click here) to enrol and immediately begin learning.


If you have additional questions, please contact the Tennis Australia Coach Development team in your state or territory.